Actually. you would be surprised. It really is not paranoia. Just observance. Paranoia is foolish. As is sticking your head in the sand. They have much more of an electronic footprint trace here than in Pakistan. Period.
Yahoo! is also assigning other people's words to your mouth if you reply to their comments on Y! News articles. You'll get an email saying that those words (of the orginal poster) were said by you?!? Crazy chit! Time to stop participating on Y!